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Dallas Nonprofit Housing Authority Loses Racial Bias Suit

Loser

This is a very good description of how the decision was reached The Dallas Morning News – After Supreme Court victory, Dallas nonprofit loses racial bias suit against Texas agency By Julieta Chiquillo Follow @jmchiquillo jchiquillo@dallasnews.com The Dallas Morning News Published: 31 August 2016 A Texas agency has won an eight-year legal fight in Dallas Continue Reading

Construction Unions Align with Opposition Against AFFH!

Union against soldiers

Certainly not by design, but for different reasons labor unions are opposing AFFH and high density, affordable housing! WSJ – Construction Unions Stymie Low-Income Housing Plans in California, New York Stiff resistance centers on notion that government shouldn’t aid development without guaranteeing union-level wages By ELIOT BROWN Updated Aug. 28, 2016 Legislative efforts in two Continue Reading

Where does Federal Judge Decision Dismissing Discrimination Lawsuit Take Us on AFFH?

mystery box

The 2008 lawsuit by the Dallas-based Inclusive Communities Project, which alleged violations of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment started it all and is the root cause of the insultingly misnamed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, click AFFH for Dummies.  What does this decision mean, if anything for Continue Reading

Federal Judge Dismisses Texas Housing Discrimination Lawsuit After Supreme Court Decision

dismissal

Happening now, happened today!  We will be following what this victory means, specifically for Texas and the broader impact it will have on HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule passed last year and being implemented as a result of this Supreme Court decision.  Two important points related to this decision: Proving that Texas is liable for reinforcing Continue Reading

Fickled Wall Street Journal Articles on Homeownership

undecided, fickled

We want widespread homeownership in America and it should be a national objective because if you don’t own property, you are property, and HUD uses renters as pawns in a corrupt chess game to fulfill their racist agenda.  Support for property rights is a cornerstone of local governments. There are two WSJ articles below.  Who Continue Reading

The Venezuela Tragedy Could Never Happen Here in the United States – a Video

We the People

Propaganda?  No, this very real.  Could this be coming to a neighborhood near you thanks to Obama’s progressive policies that would be continued by Hillary with the generosity of the Clinton Foundation? Venezuela is Latin America and this is the United States where such a tragedy could never happen, right?  This is a video about what happened Continue Reading

Houston Mayor Opposes Housing Authority’s Plan For ‘Mixed Income’ Complex

Houston skyline

It’s not what the headline purports, the mayor’s main objection is that each unit would cost $240,000 and only 10 percent of the apartments would be reserved for low-income residents. Houston Mayor Opposes Housing Authority’s Plan For ‘Mixed Income’ Complex In Galleria Area www.houstonpublicmedia.org AL ORTIZ, AUGUST 4, 2016 The apartment complex planned by the Houston Continue Reading

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